Curvy Crochet

Plus-Size Techniques

with Marly Bird

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Learn how to make beautiful crocheted garments that fit right and look great with Marly's professional techniques for customizing a pattern to flatter your unique body. Read More…

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Class Rating

(7 reviews)

rated 5 stars

More, please!

I just spent the morning on my second watching of this class. I absolutely love it! Marly is a fantastic instructor. She's personable, funny & informative. While I *can* knit, my passion is crochet. I would LOVE to see more crochet classes and definitely more of Marly!

rated 5 stars

More classes with Marly Bird, please!

Great class and great teacher. I learned more than I thought I ever would and Marly is so pleasant and answers all my questions. Craftsy needs to add more classes with Marly.

rated 5 stars


I paid $AU14 for a couple of hours of information, a duct tape dress form tutorial, two patterns, access to a learning community and an online teacher (with a gorgeous personality and manner) who will answer my questions. WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE????

Really great information at such a reasonable price. Thanks, CRAFTSY!

rated 5 stars

How to Make Your own Dress Form

I think that this is an excellent idea and I'm going to next see how to adapt patterns to fit better. I've had to make sleeves longer since a teenager and noticed more recenty when sewing that my upper back has more of a curature and had to make darts in back of dress, The dress form would be great for fitting sewing, knitting, and crochet. I also like the way that she teaches.

rated 5 stars

great class for all sizes

What I came away with from this class is that the information is really useful for EVERYBODY regardless of one's physical size. I'm a short waisted, petite size 10 person and I've struggled with crochet patterns designed for taller women with long arms and long waists. I've always had to fudge my way to make patterns work for me but the tools provided in this course have given me hope that I too can get the right fit for my frame. It's a wonderful class, lots of information and well worth the ...

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  • 10 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials that include two sweater patterns and stitch charts
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from Marly in our virtual classroom
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